Longtime gardeners in this area may remember when no palms were seen in landscapes. Now we see them frequently. What has changed and what palms are the most likely suspects for your gardens? The presentation will answer some of these questions.
Dr. Swab is a botanist and professor emerita of biology at Meredith College. Her interests are in plant studies and travel for plant study and teaching. She enjoys being a member of the Hidden Hill Garden Club and in retirement continues to teach as an adjunct at Meredith.
Luncheon Menu:Classic Caesar, Baked Flounder, Buttered New Potatoes, Sugar Snap Peas, rolls, tea, coffee, and member-supplied dessert. Vegetarian and Gluten Free lunches also available.
The Raleigh Garden Club, Inc. is a non-profit philanthropic and educational organization founded in 1925. Our objectives are to:
Study the art of gardening in all its aspects
Aid in the protection and conservation of natural resources
Assist in educating youth through programs and scholarships
Promote the maintenance of gardens and arboretums
Our general meetings are on the first Wednesday of each month in Raleigh, NC at the NC State University Club. We welcome guests and new members from the greater Raleigh area including Apex, Cary, Fuquay-Varina, Garner, Morrisville, Raleigh, Wake Forest, Wendell, and Zebulon. View our calendar for monthly programs.
Join us and enjoy the benefits of membership:
Develop friendships with other gardeners and share your experiences at our monthly meetings and social events
Expand your knowledge of landscape design, flower arranging, environmental study, flower shows, and basic horticulture
Help others by volunteering to maintain gardens, decorate for holidays, or create projects with children
Save money on plants at our special plant sale preview
Win plants, books, and garden-related items at our monthly door-prize drawings.
Enjoy fascinating programs, good company, and tasty food at our monthly lunch meetings.